August 17, 2022
Securities and Exchange Commission
Division of Corporation Finance
Office of Life Sciences
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20549-3720
Attention: Margaret Schwartz
|Re:||Codex DNA, Inc.|
|Registration Statement on Form S-3|
|Filed July 26, 2022|
|File No. 333-266329|
|Requested Date:||August 19, 2022|
|Requested Time:||4:00 P.M. Eastern Time|
Ladies and Gentlemen:
Pursuant to Rule 461 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Codex DNA, Inc. (the Company) hereby requests that the above-referenced Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-266329) (the Registration Statement) be declared effective at the Requested Date and Requested Time set forth above or at such later time as the Company or its counsel may orally request via telephone call to the staff of the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Once the Registration Statement has been declared effective, please orally confirm that event with our counsel, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C., by calling Jesse Schumaker at (303) 256-5900.
In connection with the acceleration request, the Company hereby acknowledges that:
should the Commission or the Staff, acting pursuant to delegated authority, declare the Registration Statement effective, it does not foreclose the Commission from taking any action with respect to the Registration Statement;
the action of the Commission or the Staff, acting pursuant to delegated authority, in declaring the filing effective, does not relieve the Company from its full responsibility for the adequacy and accuracy of the disclosure in the Registration Statement; and
the Company may not assert Staff comments and the declaration of effectiveness as a defense in any proceeding initiated by the Commission or any person under the federal securities laws of the United States.
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|CODEX DNA, INC.|
|Chief Executive Officer|
Philip Oettinger, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.
Jesse Schumaker, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.
Rob Cutler, Chief Legal Officer, Codex DNA, Inc.